Mirapex and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Mirapex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Sinemet, and have Restless leg syndrome . We study 12,325 people who have side effects while taking Mirapex from FDA. Among them, 449 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Mirapex

Mirapex has active ingredients of pramipexole dihydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome. (latest outcomes from Mirapex 13,381 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

12,325 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirapex.
Among them, 449 people (3.64%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirapex cause Weight gain?

Time on Mirapex when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 2.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.79 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 46.83 %
  • 10+ years: 3.97 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Mirapex *:

  • female: 64.03 %
  • male: 35.97 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Mirapex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.45 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.9 %
  • 30-39: 9.95 %
  • 40-49: 14.48 %
  • 50-59: 38.91 %
  • 60+: 35.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Restless Leg Syndrome (187 people, 41.65%)
  • Parkinson's Disease (86 people, 19.15%)
  • Depression (45 people, 10.02%)
  • High Blood Pressure (39 people, 8.69%)
  • Pain (35 people, 7.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sinemet (55 people, 12.25%)
  • Requip (54 people, 12.03%)
  • Ambien (51 people, 11.36%)
  • Cymbalta (48 people, 10.69%)
  • Lasix (46 people, 10.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Appetite - Increased (161 people, 35.86%)
  • Pathological Gambling (157 people, 34.97%)
  • Depression (137 people, 30.51%)
  • Emotional Distress (119 people, 26.50%)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (96 people, 21.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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